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 UniteCT

-Emergency Rental Assistance for Connecticut’s Economy- 

Acting through the Department of Housing (DOH), the State of Connecticut is developing the UniteCT Program. This $235million program will provide rental and electricity payment assistance to qualified Connecticut households financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The intention of UniteCT is to help stabilize Connecticut’s Rental Housing Market. 

The Yardi portal is open and accessible through any computer or smartphone by clicking the “apply now” button on the top of this page. Once a tenant or landlord logs in to Yardi there is step by step guidance to complete the application through written explanation and training videos. In the upper right hand corner of each screen of the application there is a question mark (?) that opens video training support as well. Tenants and landlords will work together to complete their sections of the application and track the progress online.  Community stakeholders are working throughout the state to help those who have barriers to internet access and technology by opening their doors.

The program will financially support households up to 80% of the HUD Area Median Income. Click here to see a table of all the towns in CT and their Area Median Income, or check out the map below to find your town's AMI. Both the table and the map provide the same information.

Examples of documents needed to apply
Apply Now 

You must first register to get an email invitation to start your application. 
Paper applications will not be accepted.  


-Important Documents-

Documents about the Application Process

Guidelines    Document Matrix   

Tenants: Common Mistakes on the Application 
 Rental Arrears Form 
Tenant & Landlord Participation Agreement 
Certification of Zero Income Form 
Attestation of COVID-19 Hardship Form
How to Access Yardi's Help Center
How to Scan Documents using the Notes App

Marketing & Outreach

How to Complete a Successful Application - Tenants
How to Complete a Successful Application - Landlords
Directions on How to Apply 
Documentation Checklist Flyer
Flyers in Other Languages
How to Download Unemployment Documentation 
Training Videos for Tenants and Landlords


Frequently Asked Questions and Other Information

  FAQ Tenant       FAQ Landlord      Landlord Info       

For technical assistance and guidance, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions section above. If you need further assistance, please call 1-844-UniteCT (1-844-864-8328) or
 email 
DOH-UniteCT@ct.gov.    

To request a reasonable accommodation, please email UniteCTReasonableAccommodation@ct.gov.

To appeal a denied decision, please email UniteCTAppeal@ct.gov, to learn more about the appeals process visit UniteCT Guidelines


Click here to view information in a table format.



Below is the contact information for our partner UniteCT Community Resource Centers (also listed as red dots in the map above) 



UniteCT Mobile Bus Schedule

The UniteCT Mobile Bus travels across Connecticut to ensure everyone has access to technology to submit a UniteCT application. On the bus, you will be able to use a computer to complete your application. Check out the schedule below and sign up for an appointment at the link provided. Walks-ins are accepted, but appointments will be prioritized. 

Please bring all your documents with you so we can help upload them to your application. To learn more about what documents are required for a successful application, please visit our Document Matrix. You can bring the physical or online version of these documents.




If you are having trouble viewing the calendar, click this link or download the June schedule.

Make an appointment   Mobile Bus Services

Other Resources


Information regarding UniteCT may change as policy and updates from regulatory guidance is made. Please check back to the website often to ensure the program information you are referencing is the most current.

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